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World Sleep Day 2021

To celebrate World Sleep Day, held on March 19th this year, the team at John Horsfall have brought together some ideas on how to improve sleep and promote wellbeing. Our products will enhance your comfort when travelling and are specifically designed to promote good sleep on board any flight. But first – World Sleep Day […]

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Change is in the Air

Now that 2021 has finally arrived (and yes, we are in mid-February already) there is a palpable change in the air. Global distribution of vaccines and plans for the gradual easing of restrictions in social distancing and people movement have given a sense of hope around the world In many parts of the world there […]

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photo of a woven airline blanket with the caption 'How old am I?'

Lessons in Longevity

At John Horsfall we say that we want our customers’ customers to feel at home every time they travel with one of our products, but designing blankets for airlines is quite different to designing for home interiors. As airline textile experts we have to consider not just the colour, pattern & feel of the fabric, […]

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Step into the Virtual Showroom…

The Horsfall team have been daydreaming of San Diego recently; for what should have been another one of our exciting industry expo’s. But this year has obviously been very different for us all. However, we continue to stay positive and look to better times ahead. Nothing can stop us from showcasing our beautiful products, so […]

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Safe to Take-Off – As Always

Aviation has been a source of enjoyment for many years, taking people far and wide and onto further adventures. But Covid-19 has inevitably inflated concerns about the safety of flying, with scrutiny of on-board hygiene at an all-time high – So, is air travel safe? Well, in recent weeks Airlines & Industry bodies have been […]

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Wanderlust…

In a normal year airline suppliers from around the world would be converging on a convention centre for the IFSA Expo this month. As we all know, those plans have changed and we will have to visit San Diego another time. For this month’s blog, (in lieu of exotic, work related travel – and if […]

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Go Plastic Free in July … and Beyond

This month celebrates Plastic Free July®; a key campaign from the Plastic Free Foundation, a global not-for-profit organisation that educates and helps millions of people to be part of the solution to plastic pollution. The Plastic Free July initiative provides resources and ideas to help everyone reduce plastic waste. From small plastic-free swaps at home, […]

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BioFibre by John Horsfall

Introducing BioFibre, by John Horsfall; a naturally sustainable alternative to traditional airline non-wovens. BioFibre by John Horsfall is made with reclaimed waste-wood, using a clean, chemical-free process; this soft, lint-free material is an environmentally friendly, responsible choice for economy class disposables. It offers our customers the reassurance of a single-use hygienic product, without compromising on […]

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Taking Comfort

In all areas of life, we humans inherently harness the power of textiles to comfort, reassure and relax. It’s natural and often subconscious, but for textile designers it’s the key to our creative process. At John Horsfall, as with many other workplaces, office staff are working from home at present. It is a strange situation […]

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Ways to work from home

Home from Home

We ask some of the John Horsfall team about how they’re finding ways to work from home so far …   Ellie – Business Development Manager Where are you? At the Kitchen Table, in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, UK. Who else is there? My Husband is also working from home, he has his ‘office’ in the living room. […]

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